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Evening Post November 24th 1879

The Anazi has arrived from London. During the voyage out it was discovered that the cargo had been broached. Champagne, brandy, and French prunes were the articles broken into. Five men have been arrested, and were placed in the dock this morning. They were remanded till Monday week, in order to obtain further evidence. The Anazi carried also a quantity of gunpowder. It is certainly wonderful how she escaped entire annihilation, as the men had to travel across the powder stores before reaching the coveted luxuries. They carried a lighted candle, endangering the safety of the ship.

The Star November 24th 1879

They Will Have It  - Stephen Boreham, Harry Ketchuket, John Sherry, William Jacobsen, and Godfrey Gabrielson, were charged at the police-court with stealing champagne, brandy, and French prunes, the property of Mr James Hill,, master of the British barque Anazi, by broaching cargo on Nov. 21. Sub-Inspector Pardy, in asking for a remand, said the barque Anazi had only arrived in harbour that morning. It was known the men had broached the cargo, and there was also some gunpowder stored on board. It was providential the vessel was not destroyed. The prisoners were remanded until Dec. 1.